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daughter be paid bis addresses; but the old! The same gentleman also observes, that the
large sword-fish had struck us, which was
latitude; and 166. 35. East longitude: they vented by the beat produced during the time are seven in number, and the largest contains of beiling, which considerably dilates the ais a fine barbour, in which an abundance of fish, that comes in contact with the copper. It fol. fowl, wood, and water, cau be easily procured. lows that the accidents which sometimes at This to ships employed in the southern fishery, tend the use of copper vessels are occasione in so remote a region, is of great benefit; and by suffering liquids to cool in them, during perhaps other advantages may be derived from which time the air has access to the surface thenu by a commercial country like England, of the copper. Hence also our housewives Captain Bristow bas named Dioun “Lord will perceive the reason why cleanliness is Auckland's Group.”. their security when their culinary vessels be An eminent Apothecary in the vicinity of come partly uptinned by a continued use. inis metropolis, has lately recomnended, as
The Rev. Jaines Hall bas lately been en an effectual cure for the Tooth-ache, the gaged in experiments for procuring Max froni following remedy which he has been in the broom. This is effected by the following babit of using for many years, and out of the process :- Sleep the former year's branches, 1 number of cases, eight-tenths bave succeeded, preferring the most vigorous shoots, for two viz. to take three table spoonfuls of brandy, or three weeks, more or less according to the adding to it one drachm of camphire, with heat of the season, in stagnant water, or boil thirty or forty drops of laudavom, and then thema in water for an hour. On this the flax dropping a little on some lint, and applying separates freely from the twigs; and where it to the tooth affected, keeping the lint there is not machinery for the purpose, it may
moistened for tive minutes only ou the tooth be stripped off ' by children or other persons,
aud gum. when not quite dry, as hemp is pulled from Mr.J baving attended an javitation to the stalks. What adds to the value of this breahfast, with another barrister, not less emi. discovery is, that on being cleared of the flux, || nent for economy than for legal knowledge, and steeped for some time in boiling water, the two reneers of dry toast were presented on a tuigs or wood become tough and beautifully silver rack, accompanied by iwo priuts of while, and are worth, at a medium, fruni á huiter, each mot larger than a half crown billing to eighteenpence per pound, for mak- || piece. The witty advocate, mounting his ing carpet brooms and other purposes. When spectacles, began to explore the plate which stripped from the twigs the flax only requires || heid the butter. His host exclaimca, with to be well wasbed in cold water, thieu wrong some surprize, “What the dare you at and shaken well, and lung out to dry previ bith your spectacles !"-Mr., in answes, ously to its being sent to the paper manufac-suid, “ l'hy, my friend, I am always obliged turers, &c. Professor Davy has bleached some to use spectacles in perusing small prints.” of it for Mr. Hall, who has also seen it spul.
INCIDENTS OCCURRING IN AND NEAR LONDON, INTERESTING MARRIAGES, &c.
A LETTER having been addressed hy Sir pel force br force. Here the conversation ended, Francis Burdeit to his constituents, contesting the and Mr. Colman withdrew. right assumed by the House of Commons to im On Friday evening the crowd about the Tower prison persuns deemed guilty of violating their
was particularly great. As soon as possible after privileges; this publication was denounced to the vote of the House, orders were seut to the the House by Mr. Lethbridge as a high breach of Tower for Earl Moira to direct the necessary pre. the saine, and after an adjourned debate it was parations to be made for the reception of a Mein. voted, on the night of Thursday, 5th April, that ber of the House of Commons. It is usual when the author should be cominitted to the Tower. a state prisoner is sent there, to plant artillery Such a measure, it was natural to expect from the opposite to and commanding the principal gate, popularity of the Member for Westminster, could and to let the water into the ditches; this was not be carried without some disturbance.
done. About ten o'clock the populace began to A considerable crowd remained in the avenues assemble in great numbers at ihe Tower, antici. to the House during the wbole of the night, and pating the approach of Sir Francis Burdert. shouts of “ Burdett for ever,” together with occa five o'clock a dragoon arrived with an express to sional hisses and groans, were uttered as the Lord Moira ; and about six his Lordship went Meinbers were returning to and froin the House. 2way. In the neon time the crowd had increased On Friday morning, as soon as the decision was amazingly in Piccadilly; they filled the whole of known, upwards of two thousand persons :issem the street, and every carriage and waggon was bled in Piccadilly, near the Baronet's house, who | stopped till the persons in them cried out“ Bure continued there during the whole of the day, cal. dett for ever.” Towards evening the crowd inling out “ Burdett for ever!" and compelling the creased, and proceeded to the houses of those ob coochmen who passed to pull off their hats and noxious to them; to Mr. Yorke's, in Charles. receive placards into their carriages. Placards / street, where they smashed every pane of glass, were posted up in the course of the duy in all parts broke some of the window-frames and shutters, of Westminster, stating, that a requisition was and covered the house with mnd. From this the signing, for the purpose of calling a meeting of mob went to Lord Chatham's in Hill-street, where the Electors of Viestininster, to consider what they broke all the parlour windows, those above steps they should take in consequence of the House | being protected by Venetian blinds outside, then of Commons having deprived them of one of their to Grosvenor-square, where they demolished the Representatives. No other symptoms of riot ar windows of the Duke of Montrose, of Lord Veste peared during Friday, but towards night a con moreland, and of another person's house ; in Up. siderable disposition to violence was manifested. per Grosvenor-street they smashed in the whole A mob paraded about the streets in the neighbours front of Sir Robert Pecle's house, and likewise the hood of Piccadilly, directing the inhabitants to windows of the Marquis Wellesley, Lord Castleilluminate their houses under the penalty of hap. reaghi, and Sir John Anstrutber, were completely ing their windows broken; a party of them went
destroyed. Meanwhile Gorerument had been in search of Mr. Lethbridge to Berkley-square, taking precautions. The Horse Guards had been where that gentleman formerly resided, and from ordered to be in readiness; the ditlerent corps thence directed their course io St. James's. In of Volunteers were also called to quarters. After the eastern part of the town a considerable crowd baving vented their rage on the houses we have assembled in the neighbourhood of the Tower
enumerated, they proceeded again 10 St James's. waiting for the appearance of Sir Francis Burdett. I square, and attacked Lord Dartmonth's; they The warrant was sigued by the Speaker soon after next proceeded to Mr. Perceval's, in Downingthe vote of the House had passed, and given to street, and began demolishing the windows. The Mr. Colman, the Sergeant at Arms, to exccute. Horse Guards, lowever, arriving, soon cleared Mr. Jones Burdett, who remained in the vicinity the street. Patroles of horse were in the nican of the House of Commons throughout the night, time scouring the streets; the mob, however, proceeded to Wimbledon in the morning, to ap confined themselves to breaking windows, and prize bis brother of the result of the debate. Sir Jiuzzaing “ Burdett for ever." Francis arrived in town about one o'clock, where On Saturday Mr. Colman, accompanied by two he received a note from the Serjeant at Arms, in messengers, waited on the Ilon. Baronet, and enforming him of the order of the House for his deavoured to prevail on him by remonstrances committal, and requesting to know when he should and threats to accompany him to the Tower, in wait upon him with the Speaker's warrant, for obedience to the Speaker's warrant; but Sir the purpose of accompanying him to the Tower. Francis persisted in his refusal. The Serjeant Sir Francis, however, had not been many minutes then observed,-“ Sir you must be aware that I at his house, when Mr. Colman entered, and he have two persons waiting below who are prepared was informed that the Honourable Baronet would to take von away by force.”—“Then Sir," replied be at leisure to speak with him about twelve the Baronet, “ I have four persons waiting above, o'clock next day. Upon this Mr. Colman de who are ready to resist them by force.” The Ser: ported; but about six o'clock in the evening be jeant and inessengers then went away. again called, and stating to Sir Francis Burdett About eleven o'clock on Saturday night the that he had the Speaker's order to execute the populace attacked the military with stones and warrant forthwith, the Honourable Baronet re brickbats; several of whoin, we are sorry to state, plied, that he would not go with bim, Mr. Col were so dreadfully cut and bruised in the face, as man urged the authority of his warrant, and that to be obliged to return to their quarters; and an he was entitled, if he thougbt proper, to call in officer was shot in the jaw. The military were aid for its enforcement. Sir Francis denied the then under the necessity of dispersing the mob, authority of such an instrument, alledging his which had collected in every court and evenue in right to call in aid if he thought proper to resist Piccadilly, especially in Derby-court, where the its execution, and expressed his resolution to re soldiers galloped thirough, tiring several pistol
shots. One young man was carried on a bier to make as much resistance as possible, the Serjeant the hospital, severely wounded, and is since dead. at Arms consulter the Law Officers of the Crown About a dozen others were brought to a chemist's || for legal advice, whether he might use force for shop, in the neighbourhood, to have their wounds carrying the warmnt into effect. His Majesty's dressed.
Attorney and Solicitor-General gave their opiSir Francis Burdett, in the course of Saturday, Inions, that the use of force was justitiable. The wrote the following letter to the Sheritl's : Serjennt then applied to the Secretary of Stato
GENTLEMEN,,In furtherance of an attempt for the Home Departinent, to have the warrant to deprive me of my liberty, under the authority backed by bis authority, and to have the aid of of an instrument which I know to be illegut, viz. a military force. The former was refused, as uu. a warraut by the Speaker of the House of Com- | necessary; the latter readily granted. mous, my house is ai this moment beset by a mili Accordingly, a little before eleven o'clock, the tary force. As I am determined never to yield a Serjeant at Arms, accompanied by messengers, yoluntary obedience to an act contrary to the law, | police officers, and a large military force, proI am resolved to resist the execution of such a ceeded to Sir Francis's bouse. There was but a warrant by all the legal means in iny power,
aud small assemblage of people, and a strong body of as you are the constitutional Officers appointed horse kept the streei clear on each side of the to protect the inhabitants of your bailliwick from house. The first attempt was made on the first violence and oppression, from whatever quarter toor widow, but it failed. The officers next they may come,' I make this requisition to you, descended into the area, and tried the door, but it Gentlemen, to furnish me with your aid, with was so well barricadoéd that it resisted every which the laws have provided you, either by call. etfort to force it. They then stove in one of this ing out the Posse Comitatus, or such other as the kitchen windows, by ineans of irou crows. One case and circumstances may require. It is for of the officers entered and opened the area gate you to consider how far you may be liable, should from within side. They rushed up stairs to the 1, by any unlawful force, acting under an un drawing-room, Mr.Colman, the Serjeantat Arms, lawful authority, be taken from my house.- | having joined ihem. On entering ihe room, Mr. I have the honour to be, yours, &c.
Colman said, «' FRANCIS BURDETT." “Sir Francis, you are my prisoner.". On Sunday, at twelve o'clock, iu consequence Sir Francis. By what right, Sir, have of the above letter, Sheriff's Atkins and Wood ap you forced an entrance into my house, in viola prared at the Baronet's house, attended by the tion of the laws of the land? Posse Comitatus. On taking their places, they THE SERJEANT. Sir Francis, I am required addressed the Officer commanding the Horse to arrest you under the authority of this war. Guards on duty in the street, and informed him of the purpose of their coming. The Officer Sir Francis. Sir, I again ask you to exhibit then immediately directed the troops under his to me the law that authorized you to break into command to divide, and take a position of about my house? five hundred yards on either side of the louse. At THE SERJEANT. My authority is in my hand. two o'clock an immense motley crowd had col- || It is a warrant signed by the Speaker of the House lected; some with purple ribbons in their hats, | of Commons. others with purple tags hoisted on the ends of Sir FRANCIS. Sir, I tell you, that warrant I their sticks; every carriage that passed was know to be illegal. It does not justify you in seobliged to do homage, the servants compelled to curing my person in the open street, much less in take off their hats, cheer, and cry out, “Burdert breaking open my house. for ever!". At five o'clock, the Horse Guards THE SERJEANT. I am justified in believing dispersed the crowd. At nine o'clock four pieces the warrant of the Speaker, authorized by a vote of artillery were brought into St.James's, Berkley, 1 of the Commons, to be a legal instrument, and and Grosvenor-squares, and the horse were in I require you to surrender yourself to me in notion in the streets.
virtue of it. The mob increased at eleven o'clock, and the Sir Francis. Sir, do you demand me in the cavalry drove them along Piccadilly to near the name of the King? In that case I am prepared Haymarket. The populace then obtained a lad to obey. der from a house that is under repair, and placed THE SERJEANT. No, Sir; I repeat that I it across Piccadilly. By this maneuvre the mili- || demand you in the name and by the authority of tary were stopped in their direct progress, but the Commons of England. they immediately took a circuitous route and Sir FRANCIS. Sir, I deny that they have the came upon the mob through Windmill-street. In power, and I desire you to take notice, ihat I con. the inean time the infantry came up, and their | sider the law of the land as violated in my person, pioneers broke the ladder to pieces. Asharp con and that I am taken from my house by an unlawful jest then took place, but no person was seriously il force. hurt. The populace again dispersed.
The Serjeant and messengers, and constables, Monday the groupes began to assemble early took Sir Francis into custody, and upon a signal in the morning near 'Sir Francis's honse. Several | being given, a glass-coach approached the streetbad blue cockades and large sticks in their || door, and the cavalry made the greatest haste to hands. Shoutings were heard of “ Burdett for surround the coach, to the number of several hun. ever.” The Light Horse proceeded to Piccadilly dreds. Sir Francis was put in first, and was fol. with muskets only.
lowed by the Serjeant at Arms and another of. During this time the Cabinet and Privy Coun- | ficer. Mr. Roger O'Connor attempted to follow cil had met, the opinion of the Law Officers of him, but was prevented by the officers. the Crown had been taken ; and orders had been The coach, escorted by the cavalry, set off at a transmitted from the War-Office, in every direc- | quick rate, np Albemarle-street, across Bond. tion, for every regiment within one hundred street, through Conduit-street 'and Hanover. miles of London to march to the metropolis | square, for the New-Road, in order to avoid forthwith.
passing the main streets. When it had been ascertained that Sir Francis The military force was augmented in its prodid not morn to susredder voluntarily, but to Igress by parties of dragoons, which bad boer
stationed at different parts of the New-Road, the artillery-men were seen on the ramparts with
The Tower gates were in the mean daughter of the late William Wood, Esq.of Chur
DIED--. On the ninth day, ing conveyed the Baronet to the Tower, prepared After being contined will her third child, to return.' But scarcely had the troops put them The 5th day of October last, in the 27th selves iu motion, when the crowd began to loot,
'Year of her age, hiss, and pelt them. After some time the cavalry
Mrs. John Lochhart Barnard, turned upon the crowl, and began to fire with Of Albany Ilouse, Clapton, Middlesex. pistols. The passage through Crutched-friars, The virtues of this most excellent Lady, Fenchurch-streel, und Gracechurch-street, was á Whose Seminary was honoured by the patronage continued scene of confusion and alarm. Au old Of her Royal Higliness the Duchess of York, man, employed at a building in Tower-street, May be comprised in very few words:was shot, standing by the door of Mr. Evans, in Patient and meek, life's thorny path she trud, Jolin-street. One man, who had received a ball
And plac'd her sole reliance upon Gud. through lis throat, endeavoured to get admittance At his seat, near Teddingtoni, James Stopford, at a spirit-shop, but the door was shut against | Furl of Courtown. His Lordship was in bis zsth him, which so exasperated the mob that they forced year, and is succeeded in his estites and titles by the door open, ami broke all the windows it the his eldest son, Viscount Stopiord, Member for corner of Hark-lane several were wounded with
Marlborough-In Upper Wimpole-street, in the sabres and pisto's. One man bad bis ear cut off, il 79th year of ber agę, ile Right lion. Lady Charanother wus wounded in the breast, and a third lotte il entworth, the oily surviving sister of the was shot through the wrist. The balls passed late Marquis of Rockingham, and aunt to the prethrough the shop windows of several tradesinen in sent Larl Fitzwilliam.-lu George-street, Porto the streets before enumerated. A poor man, hard man-square, Mirs. Spelle, wife of l. Spelle, Esq. pressed by the multitude,sought refuge in the shop | President of the Board of Trade, Calcutta.- it OLMr Goodeve, the corner of Mincing-lune, where i Hackney, aged 90, the Rev. Jolin Kiddell.-la he received a shot through the lett breusi, und, 1 Sackville-street, Captain Charles Drummond, by falling, a severe confusion on the back of his late Commander of the Glitton East Indiamau, head. lle wies afterwards carried in a chair to St. aged 57:-). Gloucester-place, Mrs. Vangben Bartholomew's Hospital, Many wounded personas relict of Richard Vaughan, Esq. formerly of were carried in coaches to diferent bospitals. Golden Grove, Carmarthenshire." By her death Throughout all the route of the military the al property of about eight hundred pounds per streets were crowded beyond description. At annun devolve's to Lord Cawdori-10 Portmana one o'clock, Mr. Keid, the magistrare, irrived at
street, Lady Lanyłam, relict of Sir James Lauga the Tower, persuaded the people to disperse, and ham, Bart.--In George-street, Hanover-square, also reizeci che Rivi Act, in consequence of which Viscountess Carleton.- Lady Elizabeth Villiers, the muda algest oil towards the west. There re sister of the Earl of Jersey-iu Queen don. unurd, however, many detached bodies, who Il street West, agel 52, William Suued Tracing buoted the soldiers on the batteries. Every eni-' 15.-In Berkely-square, Mrs. Raikes, wite of Dressure in the Tower hid sild mounted, and | Thomas Ruikes, É.4
REMARKABLE OCCURRENCES, DEATUS AND MARRIAGES, &c. IN THC
SEVERAL COUNTIES OF GREAT BRITAIN.
I he was most anxious to atone for his crime, as his A singular and melancholy accident lately hap- conscience would never permit him to enjoy a pened in the Chester river, to the sloop dil, of moment's peace in this world. Carmarthen, Judea with oats, slates, bacon, and MARRIED.-At Biddeford, G.W.F. Delevaud, butter:~hiaving sailed too carly for the tide, she Esq. of Bariersca, to Jane, second daughter of struck on ihe edge of a sand bank, near Green- | Thomas Grant, Esq. of North Devon Cottage field, and soon after was laid on her side by the At Stonehouse, Dr. Pryan, of Plymouth Lock, force of the current, ler mast striking into the to Miss Tattole, daughter of the late w Tattole, sand; but that breaking, ste rolled over three Esg. of his Majesty's Dock-yard, Chatham. times, when coming into deep water, she righted. DIED.-At Twecanbay, pear Totness, AbraThe master, mate, and a woman passenger were ham Tucker, Esq:- t Belliar, Mrs. Harman, drowned; one passenger only escaped, by cliny- | wife of Edward Harman, Fs4 of Finsburying to the vessel in every evolution; he was square, London. -- At Búrtou Bradstock, near taken up by the boat of the Perseverance, cheese Bridport, Saralı, wife of Rear-Admiral ingram. ship, who brought the vessel into safety, withoui At Sidmontli, the Hon. Mrs. Cocks, widow of any other damage than the loss of her mast and Reginald Cocks, youngest son of the late Lord boxsprit. Her cargo is but little injured, and, Somers, and second daughter of the late Jalues what may seem surprising, she had tüken in but | Cocks, Esq. very little water.
DORSETSIIRE. MARRIED.-- At Stockport, Johw Bakehouse, On the evening of the 2-ih March, the planta. jun. Esq.of London, to Catherine, second daugh- tion of Great Canford, in this county, belouging ter of the late T. Nicholson, Esq.
to Christopher Spurrier, Esq. of Pool, was Dito. -At Wrenbury, the Rev. Grorge Tar discovered to be on tire, and before the fire lor, Minister of that place, Rector of Hinstock, I could be extinguished, about eight acres were Sbropshire.- At Nantwich, Dr. Wickstead.
Marrien. - At Poole, Thomas Ady, Esq. MARRIED.-At St. Allen, John Rogers, Esq. Sheriff for that town, to Miss Hester Fuster, of Antron Lodge, near Helsion, to Louisa Died. -- At Motcombe-House, aged 05, the Coryn, eldest daughter of the Rev. 1. P. Gurney. Rev. William Whitaker.-Mrs. Bradford,' wife Al Falmouth, Mr. James Wilt, Drum-una jor oftlie 11 of the Rev. Mr. Bradford, Rector of Stalbridge. Glamorgan Militia, aged 33, to lks. Stanhope,
DURHAM. a widow lady of independent fortune, aged 71. MARRIED.-At Sunderland, George Fergu.
DIED.- At Cubert, John Ilosken, Esq. At son, Esq. son of William Ferguson, Esq. of Peorice House, Miss Gruves, daughter of Ad- | Bishopwearmouth, to Miss Love, only daughter miral Graves.
of Mr Love, of Birimingham. CUMBERLAND.
Dien.- At Barnardcastle, Thomas Hodgson, An extrordinary occurrence recently took place sexton. He was about to til the mould into the 'in the river Eden, near Drumbruglic-Christo grave of Mrs. Waller, of Stainton, but after he pher Robinson, an experienced Fisherman, placed | had thrown the first shovel full,' he fell back
Heunder-net in that part of the river which is against one of the persons attending the funeral, subject to the fux and reflux of the tide, and on gave three groans, and expired. mit Whittiem, his returning to drag his net from the riven, in Sir Hedworth Williamson, Bart. High Sheritt stead of finding fish, he found it loaded with wild of the county: -At Cockerion, near Darlington, ducks. During his absence a fight of wild-ducks John Garth, Esq. aged 88. He was well known had alighted below the net, and on the flowing of || as a musical composer, and particularly for the the tide they were carried, from the contraction of publication, in conjunction with the late Mr. the chanuci. with great impetuosity by the water Avison, of Newcastle, of warcella’s Psalmus adaptjoto the net, got entangled, and were drowned. ed to English words. In six tides he caught one hundred and seventy
ESSEX. golden-eyed wild-ducks, supposed to be from the MARRIED.- At Southininster, Mr. Tabrum, Orkneys, as none of that species is ever seen in Surgeon, to Miss Bawtree, daughter of Samuel this part of the country:
Bawtree, Esq. of Southminster-11:)). Died. At Egremont, Mrs. Mossop, wife of Died.-- Ai Shentield, in his soth year, James the Rev. Mr. Vüssop ---At Lamesley, aged 100), D'Argent, M.D.F.RS: -At Chelmsford, of a Mrs. Mary Potter. -- At Addinghum, in his loudl disease contacted in Walcheren, Lieut. Cowyear, Mr. Thomas Wade.-- 11 Whitebanen, virs. slade, 03d regiment. Mary Laycock, aged 100 years and teu months.
GLOUCESTERSHIRE. Thuiyb for soue time indirm, she retaincdali ber MARRIED.-At Chipping Sosbury, F. Brooke, faculties to the last.
Es, to Miss Auster-Mi Sweetitig, Surgeon DEVONSHIRE.
of 'Stroud, to Miss Window, daughter of H. A decent lookiny man, resembling a farmer in Window, Esq. late of l’ainswick-Lorge, appearance, has been committed for viui at Ply DieD.-At Cirencester, Mr. William Stevens, mouth, stabding charged on his own coufession, 1 Attorney - Visenden Castle, the seat of Sir with having murdered a person near Hudbury, Edvin Sand's, Bart. in her 737 vear, Mrs. in Devon, about four years since. He refuses tú Sundys, a muiden lady, aud pear relative of ibat divulze the name of bis accomplice, bui said that gentleman,